Machine-gun toting police in the chaotic capital are widely perceived to be in cahoots with criminals, black marketeers get rich circumventing widely-flouted currency controls, and many politicians who rose to power under the late President Hugo Chavez flaunt lifestyles that appear far too luxurious for their government salaries.
- Maduro Vs. Corruption: In Earnest Or Power Grab? (npr.org)
- Maduro vs. corruption: In earnest or power grab? (kansascity.com)
- Venezuela anti-corruption crusade: In earnest, or power grab? (foxnews.com)